Halloween Make Up Ideas for 2016

Halloween Make Up Ideas for 2016

Halloween is on the way and what better excuse to try ostentatious make-up designs to channel your inner Morticia Adams than the holiday dedicated to all things spooky?

STYLE etc. has rounded up our best Halloween beauty looks from instagram to show our favourite looks and give credit to the impressive skills of these talented MUA’s creating looks we could only dream to attempt. Tell us your favourite look and don’t forget to share your Halloween looks with @STYLE_etc.

Artsy Fartsy Skull ? I have to do some sort of skull every year ? #keilidhmua #skullmakeup #halloweenmakeup

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Glitter, skull design and meticulous detail, what more could a Halloween look need? This look caught attention due to not only the intricacy in design but the girly influence. The use of glitter tones down this look to not promote fear but add a playful edge whilst still looking fierce.

Colorful skull inspired by one of my favorite artists @ssssamanthaa ? I wasn't sure if I was going to upload this, it's my first time ever even attempting this type of makeup ? I have a long way to go when it comes to sfx/Halloween makeup but for a first try I think it's alright! EYES: @morphebrushes 35B palette, @makeupgeekcosmetics Pegasus shadow on the inner corner+brow bone (and tip of the nose) @sigmabeauty Wicked Gel Liner, @kissproducts lashes FACE: @coverfx Natural Finish Oil Free foundation, @rcmamakeup No Color powder, @nyxcosmetics Black Bean as a base for the jaw shading and nose, outlining and black details are @elfcosmetics black liquid liner, teeth shading and contour are @morphebrushes 35B palette, @anastasiabeverlyhills Crushed Pearl highlight BROWS: @anastasiabeverlyhills Dipbrow in Chocolate

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Rainbow blending done like only a pro could, this look stands out against the repetitive usuals seen year to year and offers a chic alternative to generically gory design.80’s neon tones are set upon a pale complexion with definitive structure added in the bold, black outlining for a statement result.

Turn the traditional witch costume up a level with this bright Jack-O-Lantern design. Fun and bold, the colours epitomise classic Halloween dressing, made personal with exaggerated black outlined eyes. Details is drawn to flatter the face in the tiger-esque stripes framing the face to complete this look.

Achieve cheekbones Maleficent would be proud of with this on point contouring look. A fierce black lip pops against paler skin, highlights with woodland tones to really complete the spooky vibe about this combination. Intricate eyebrow detailing and use of lines allows the eyes to be framed without overshadowing the overall result.

Mystical and intriguing, this look focuses not just on the face but commits further to frame the neck and shoulders too. For a full effect, the turquoise hair matches the dominating hue of this design, with metallic gold used to add further intricate detailing, The lines of this look frame the face to still flatter whilst not losing the costume appeal.

A sugar skull may be a common choice nowadays but that cannot detract from the impressiveness and detail in this particular look.Dedicating herself right to her fingertips, this model sets high standards for those Halloween lovers who don’t want to hold back. Pink tones add a feminine edge to this skeletal design.

Bring your favourite filter to life with this adorable deer look. Simplistic yet complementary, this design sees accenting on your natural features, drawing attention to the eyes and nose in an uncomplicated way. We love this as an alternative to traditionally scary looks for those who want to keep their make-up fuss free.

Hauntingly beautiful, this cracked stone effect combines a juxtaposition of fragile yet heavy detailing. Seemingly simple, this look may take time to master and apply correctly to evoke an effortless result. Versatile to try you could play around with the level of intricacy in this look or go whole hog and do a full body version.

Bu! ? #makeup #artisticmakeup #clown #halloween #halloweenmakeup #maquiagem #beleza #maquiagemartistica

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Who said clowns cant be scary and chic at the same time? Exaggerated and fun, this style sticks to a limited colour palette to not overdo things, going overboard on the eyes and lips for frightful result as desired. Additional body paint to the neck emphasises the face and finishes the look.

The beauty of choosing a Pop Art design is the lines are ever so complementary of your natural features. This style gives artistic license to enhance your favourite facial assets whilst covering up the not so favourable. Be a comic queen with this bold and colourful look.



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